Catherine Debard has roots in Montreal’s experimental music scene, a community in which she has been actively involved for several years. Under the moniker YlangYlang, a solo project she has developed since 2012, she has released records internationally on labels such as Crash Symbols (USA), Phinery (DK), and ΠΑΝΘΕΟΝ (RU). She has also created and produced video game soundtracks for Montreal artist Palgal, audio hypnosis sessions for Ascension Hypnosis, and has given many creative music workshops. Debard has toured extensively in Canada, and has performed at international music festivals including Mutek Montreal, Suoni Per Il Popolo, Electric Eclectics, Strangewaves. In 2019, she was part of Red Bull Music Academy at the National Music Center, in Calgary. More recently, she participated as a part of Mue in A discard studies, a collaboration with visual artist Katherine Melançon, presented at MTelus for Mutek Montreal.
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